John Amabile (pronounced Am-ah-bih-lay) is a Scottish interior designer, who has worked on TV makeover shows. He is an excellent presenter and host.
Born in 1964, Amabile grew up in the Ralston district of Paisley, Renfrewshire. After gaining a degree in Interior Design he moved to London, England, worked in set design for television and progressed onto appearing in many ITV design shows, as occasional chat show guest.
He appeared on the ITV show Better Homes with Carol Vorderman several times and offered design advice on the morning show, GMTV. He now appears in the ITV afternoon show, 60 Minute Makeover. In 2002 the The Scotsman voted him the 10th most eligible bachelor in Scotland.
Amabile joined STV’s tea-time lifestyle show The Hour as their interior design expert. John also guest presented the programme for a week alongside main host Michelle McManus.